• Imagine a Canada where charities work to build more vibrant and prosperous communities.

    That's what we imagine when we Imagine Canada.
  • It’s time to act! It’s time to Stretch! Contact you MP today!

    The Stretch Tax Credit for Charitable Giving can help Canadians give more throughout their lifetime to further shape their communities.
  • The Narrative

    A new Narrative for the sector.

    The charitable sector in Canada has a remarkable story to tell. What's your story?
  • Standards Program. Shared leadership.

    The Standards Program: Building excellence within Canada's charities.

    Earn accreditation to strengthen your charity with a shared set of common standards.

Calling all charities! It’s time to act! It’s time to Stretch!

The Stretch Tax Credit for Charitable Giving campaign is underway!

Imagine the additional impact charities could have if there was a way to encourage Canadians to increase giving and make it a lifelong habit. If realized, the Stretch can help but we need charities to work together to make it happen by contacting their Member of Parliament!

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Canada’s Largest Foundations give over $1 Billion Annually to Canadian Charities

“Charity leaders looking to enrich their fundraising efforts and to create more impactful partnerships with foundations need to read this report.” — Bruce MacDonald, President & CEO

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Guide to Giving

Myth: Examining fundraising and administrative costs is the best way to evaluate a charity.

Truth: There are many considerations when deciding to support a charity. Our Guide to Giving contains practical advice about making giving decisions and explains that responsible and transparent spending is critical when delivering programs and services. Real impact requires real investment.

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Guide to Giving